Why Study at GUB? | Green University of Bangladesh

Why Study at Green University

Green University of Bangladesh (GUB), one of the leading private universities in Bangladesh, was founded in 2003 under the Private University Act 1992 with a vision to create a global higher education center of excellence. During its eventful journey till date, GUB has achieved the following significant series of successes so far:

01. Permanent Campus: 

Presently, Green University conducts its academic programs in spacious and modern multi-storied buildings located in 220/D Begum Rokeya Sarani, Dhaka-1207. In a bid to establish its permanent campus containing state-of-the-art amenities and facilities, GUB has purchased 50 Bigha of lands in Purbachal American City. The construction work of the permanent campus of GUB is rapidly going on. This campus is in a calm, serene, green and open environment. The Green University Campus includes: Separate Academic Buildings, Administrative Building, Hostel for local and international students, IT Center, Multipurpose Hall, Modern Conference Hall, IT based Library, Different laboratories, Indoor and outdoor games facilities, Playgrounds, Medical Center, Cafeteria, Gymnasium and Transport facilities etc.  The permanent campus will consist of modern facilities for lectures, meetings, group activities, student organizations, social and religious festivals.

02. Quality Education: 

GUB is specially committed to provide quality education at an affordable cost. Quality is ensured through regular classes, quizzes, individual presentations, strict examinations and other academic and administrative measures. GUB introduces unique quality education tools like Professional Life Skills Development (PLSD), Green University Initiatives for Future Transformers (GIFT), Student Mentorship Program (SMP) and Inner Voice Forum (IVF) for developing capacity of the students.

03. IQAC (Institutional Quality Assurance Cell):

This cell was set up last year to ensure the quality in academic as well as administrative affairs of the University. The University Grants Commission of Bangladesh (UGC) requires this kind of cell in every private and public university.

04. ISO Certification:

GUB is the only ISO 9001:2008 certified University in Bangladesh for designing and developing course content and ensuring quality education at undergraduate and graduate level.

05. NAT Test Exam Center:

GUB is the first and the only Japanese NAT-TEST Center in Bangladesh.

06. Joint Collaboration Program:

GUB and British Council Bangladesh jointly offer English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses to all undergraduate students of this university

07. Qualified Academicians: 

Our faculty members are highly qualified with brilliant academic backgrounds. Many have vast experiences in teaching and research.

08. Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (GUCETL):

For ensuring quality education at university level, Green University Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning create opportunities for training talents to contribute in classroom teaching, pedagogical research, text books development and materials design for private universities in Bangladesh, especially at GUB.

09. Efficient Administration: 

Efficient administration of GUB is capable of solving problems quickly and effectively. The Vice Chancellor, the Dean, the Advisor, the Registrar, the Exam Controller and the Departmental Heads take care of administrative and academic affairs.

10. Secure Campus:

GUB is fully secured with latest monitoring devices such as built-in CCTVs, metal detectors etc.

11. Admission and Examination:

Admission is taken in a transparent way and according to the rules of University Grants Commission. Examinations are also conducted in a strict fashion.

12. Waiver & Scholarship:

There are huge waiver and scholarship benefits for meritorious and financially needy students.

13. Competitive Tuition Fees: 

Though the quality of education hope is high, the tuition fees of GUB are comparatively less (considering all types of facilities for the students) among the private universities in Bangladesh.

14. Payment System: 

Mode of payment of tuition and other fees is convenient. Students can pay their fees in several installments.

15. Comfortable Classroom & Labs: 

Classrooms are neat and clean and air-conditioned with comfortable seating arrangement. All the rooms carry multimedia projectors and proper ventilations and lights. Labs are well facilitated.

16. ICT Facilities:

GUB is going to be a complete digital university in Bangladesh by enhancing its technology-based education and operation with facilities such as computer labs, modern ICT based class rooms, education ERP and WIFI on campus. Faculty members as well as students enjoy Wifi connectivity inside the campuses to be connected with the internet in a wink.

17. Green University Management Software (GUMS):

GUB has an elaborate Green University Management Software for its users. The students can exchange messages and have access to all relevant information regarding pre-registration, registration, payment, result, academic performance and other academic issues.

18. Online Teachers Evaluation: 

GUB students can evaluate their course teachers from anywhere on the campus. It is a compulsory process. Online evaluation ensures transparency of the evaluation. Teachers feel accountability to enhance their status so that they can get a good marking on the students’ part. Ultimately, this process increases quality education.

19. e-Learning:

GUB has initiated another effective communication tool between teachers and students regarding academic interaction named “Moodle”.

20. e-Library: 

GUB has introduced e-library for its students. Any GUB student can be registered at the e-library. All registered students may get international reference books as well as local books through the internet.

21. Online Notice Board:

GUB publishes all notices and announcements on the “Notice Board” of GUB website. As a result, all GUB students can get notices and announcements from any corner of the world and remain up to date.

22. Center for Career Development (CCD):

CCD is performing a pivotal role to ensure job and internship placement for the students of the University. CCD is also responsible for arranging workshops, training programs, seminars, symposiums, job fairs at intra-university and inter-university level on a regular basis for the professional development of students.

23. Centre for Research, Innovation and Transformation (CRIT):

It is a unique center that emphasizes scientific research and analysis, development and acquisition and systems engineering and integration. The University aims to leverage its “size, diversity, and interdisciplinary culture into competitive advantages that lead to reputation gains.” The purpose of the university is not concentrated only on disseminating knowledge but also to create new knowledge and innovation.

24. Green Psychosocial Counseling Unit (GPSCU):

GPSCU welcomes all students, faculty members and staff of GUB for not only discussing the emotional issues but also to overcome those issues in order to maintain and lead an emotionally healthy and successful life.

25. Publications: 

GUB has been consistent with the publication of its two academic journals; GUB Journal of Science and Engineering and Green University Review of Social Sciences. Both the journals are regularly published and are highly appreciated by the academic community in Bangladesh and abroad.

26. Newsletter: 

GUB publishes Newsletter (Green Voice) every semester on a regular basis. The Green Voice exposes all updated events.

27. Co-curricular Activities:

It has a lot of co-curricular activities for the students performed under 17 different clubs. GUB encourages students to be involved in co-curricular activities in order to empower them to attain knowledge, managerial skills and real-life experiences by which they can meet the real needs of the current world.

28. Accreditation and Collaboration:

Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) is accredited by the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. All the programs it currently offers and the course curricula have been approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh, the only national accreditation authority in Bangladesh. The Honorable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh is the Chancellor of GUB. To enhance quality education, GUB signed a collaboration exchange program with the University of Regina, Canada; University of Huddersfield, UK; Wuhan Textile University, China; and Beijing Language & Cultural University (BLCU), China for both teachers and students in 2011, 2013 and 2014 respectively. Many more collaboration efforts are under process. Under the exchange programs, the students of GUB can transfer their credits to foreign universities; faculties can exchange research work and share experiences; curricula can be developed.

GUB is also the member of the following local and international associations:

a.    Association of Private Universities of Bangladesh (APUB)

b.   International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)

c.    Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP)

29. Discipline:

GUB is a completely disciplined educational environment. It is free from politics, smoking, drug, copying, eve teasing and other subversive acts and ethics.

30. Convocation and Foundation Day: 

GUB holds its convocation regularly to award certificates among its graduates. It also celebrates Foundation Day every year.

31. Auditorium:

GUB has an auditorium namely Green Auditorium with seating arrangement of almost 300 people. The auditorium is regularly used to conduct all seminars, symposium, cultural programs and many other co-curricular programs.

32. Medical Center: 

GUB has established a Medical Center on the Campus for the health care of GUB students. GUB students are able to get free treatment from the medical center.

33. Events: 

GUB arranges business festivals, education fairs, project fairs, programming competitions, film festivals, business talk shows, debate competitions, photo exhibitions etc on a regular basis in & outside campus.

34. Guardian Communication: 

For the betterment of the students, GUB communicates with the guardians and informs them about their students, if needed.

35. Special Counseling for Weak Students:

If it is identified that few students are not getting marks up to a satisfactory level, GUB faculty members support them, especially to improve their performance.

36. Religious Events: 

GUB observes all religious programs and arranges various religious events (e.g. Iftar Party, Miladunnabi, Sarwaswati Puja, Xmass) on the campus. It develops a brotherhood among the students and teachers in and outside the campus as well.

37. Corporate Social Responsibilities:

GUB contributes regularly to anti-tobacco and anti-acid campaigns. We contribute a part of our salary to the needy people and also distribute warm clothes among winter affected people. Free blood donation and tree plantation are some of the CSR of GUB.

38. Alumni Association:

GUB Alumni Association is responsible for maintaining a network of ex-students of the University. A wide variety of programs and events in support of the University are organized throughout the year. It is a common practice here at GUB that alumni students in top tiers of the corporate world come up with various opportunities for the current and future students by means of internship, placement and sharing of knowledge.

39. Certificate Courses: GUB offers short-term certificate courses like Spoken and IELTS certificate courses, Chinese and Japanese language courses, Certificate course in teaching and learning, Certificate course on research methodology, MS Office and SPSS.

40. Location: 

GUB has a good campus location at the heart of Dhaka and it is well accessible from all directions.